Waders (Shorebirds)

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Small Buttonquail Small Buttonquail Stone-Curlew Stone-Curlew

Buttonquails and Thick-knees


Avocet Black-winged Stilt Black-necked Stilt Oystercatcher

Oystercatchers, Stilts and Avocets


Grey Plover Pacific Golden Plover Lapwing Spur-winged Plover

Lapwings and larger Plovers (Vanellus and Pluvialis)


Lesser Sand Plover Kentish Plover Dotterel Little Ringed Plover

Smaller Plovers (genus Charadrius)


Hudsonian Whimbrel Curlew Bar-tailed Godwit Black-tailed Godwit

Curlews and Godwits


Turnstone Curlew Sandpiper Ruff Least Sandpiper

Turnstone and Calidrid Sandpipers and Stints


Woodcock Jack Snipe Long-billed Dowitcher

Dowitchers, Snipes and Woodcocks


Phalaropes Phalaropes Phalaropes Phalaropes



Lesser Yellowlegs Redshank Terek Sandpiper Spotted Sandpiper

larger Sandpipers, Shanks and related species


Cream-coloured Courser Cream-coloured Courser Black-winged Pratincole Collared Pratincole

Coursers and Pratincoles